Preview: Donegal’s Rebel mission

All-Ireland SFC Cork v Donegal Saturday, Páirc Uí Rinn, 2.30pm By Michael McMullan GROUND zero. That’s where Donegal manager Jim McGuinness took his side in the immediate aftermath of Saturday’s win over Tyrone. On the face of it, their 0-21 to 0-14 win and the efficiency in front of the posts was matched by their […]

Donegal name side for Cork trip

By Michael McMullan DONEGAL manager Jim McGuinness has named the side for Saturday’s All-Ireland clash with Cork in Páirc Uí Rinn. It is an unchanged lineup with Eoghan Bán Gallagher keeping his spot with Mark Curran listed on the bench. The only change to the squad sees Caolan McColgan come in ahead of Luke McGlynn […]

Gartland: Donegal hurlers want to take the next step

By Niall Gartland DONEGAL skipper Conor Gartland hopes that they can summon the hurt of last year’s Nickey Rackard final defeat to Wicklow when they take on Mayo in Saturday’s showdown at Croke Park. While Donegal have won the competition on three previous occasions – 2013, 2018 and 2020 – last year was Gartland’s first appearance in […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: I expect another big Donegal performance

THE Donegal juggernaut rolls on after another impressive performance last weekend when they dismantled Tyrone on home soil. Jim McGuinness‘ men seem to be getting stronger with each passing week, and there is no doubt that they are now firmly in the conversation when it comes to All-Ireland potential winners. I expected Tyrone to put up […]

The latest GAA team of the week

THERE is a significant Ulster contingent on the latest GAA team of the week. on the GAA team of the week     Advertisement Receive quality journalism wherever you are, on any device. Keep up to date from the comfort of your own home with a digital subscription. Any time | Any place | Anywhere […]

Review show: A look back at Donegal’s win over Tyrone

DONEGAL’S winning run continued with a 0-21 to 0-14 win over Tyrone on Saturday in Ballybofey. The Gaelic Life team take a look back at the key moments in rate Donegal’s chances of lifting Sam. We also look at Armagh’s win over Westmeath as they bounce back from their Ulster final disappointment. We also caught […]

JOE BROLLY: Jimmy’s bursting bubbles

THE night of the Ulster final, when they arrived home with the cup, Jimmy McGuinness stood in front of his players and addressed the huge crowd. “These next three games are massive for us. Really really big games. And we have got to put them front and centre. These players are a different animal now. […]

McHugh excited by Red Hand replay

By Shaun Casey OF the 15 competitive games Donegal have already played this season, 11 of them have been against Ulster opposition and they kickstart their All-Ireland charge on Saturday afternoon against another familiar foe in Tyrone. Of course, that included the McKenna Cup and Ulster Championship campaigns, while the northern province was well represented […]

Ulster champions name side for All-Ireland rematch with Red Hands

By Michael McMullan DONEGAL manager has made one change to his side for Saturday’s rematch with Tyrone (Ballybofey, 7.15pm). Jim McGuinness has captain Patrick McBrearty with Eoghan Bán Gallagher – who started their extra-time win over Armagh – listed among the subs. Gallagher was a surprise inclusion in the starting 15 after missing most of […]

JOE BROLLY: Winners and losers

SUNDAY’S final was a fascinating study in winning and losing. I thought back to 1993 and what was in our minds throughout that season. The best way to describe it is that we were like the human cannonball at the circus. He climbs into the cannon. Gets shot out of it. Hits (hopefully) the safety net. […]